Chemistry of Materials and Nanomaterials|
Fall 2018 not offered
|Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor|
This course will provide an introduction to materials chemistry, with a special emphasis on nanomaterials. Topics covered will include colloidal metal nanomaterials; semiconductors and quantum dots; carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, and graphene; metal-organic frameworks; self-assembly and metamaterials; electron and scanning probe microscopies; and lithography. The course will also discuss applications of these materials and techniques in areas such as plasmonics and sensing, catalysis, energy generation, and medicine.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM-MN)(CHEM-Track A)(CHEM-Track B)(IDEA-MN)
Scientific American, UNDERSTANDING NANOTECHNOLOGY, 2nd ed (ISBN-10: 0446679569 | ISBN-13: 978-0446679565) and Cademartiri & Ozin, CONCEPTS OF NANOCHEMISTRY, 1st ed (ISBN-10: 3527325972 | ISBN-13: 978-3527325979) are required.
Tilley, UNDERSTANDING SOLIDS: THE SCIENCE OF MATERIALS, 2nd ed (ISBN-10: 1118423461 | ISBN-13: 978-1118423462) is optional as this resource is also available from the library as an e-book.
Selected journal articles.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Homework assignments, two exams, and a final project.